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2011- NHU - Access Technology Initiative - Celebrates 10 Years!
« on: November 28, 2011, 11:18:51 AM »
New Horizons Un-Limited - Access Technology Initiative - Celebrates 10 Years!
In the Autumn of 2000, with a contribution of computer equipment from R.W. Baird and Co., NHU partnered with the United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay to create our first accessible computer training program for individuals with disabilities.

Since then we have partnered with organizations such as St. Clare Management, Common Ground Ministry, Easter Seals Kindcare, Richardson Manor Apartments, and Welcome H.O.M.E. to develop training centers and bring accessible computer training workshops directly to our most isolated community members with physical disabilities in locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin providing individuals access to employment applications, health care benefits and other Internet tools.

With the Changes in the Wisconsin State Budget Computer Access Becomes Imperative for People with Disabilities

With the proposed 2011-13 Wisconsin State Budget, access to benefits will become increasingly automated through computer systems. It will become imperative that people with disabilities have the knowledge and the resources to access the state
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